Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2022/05/14
Time period
  • April 2022  –  April 2023
Format
  • Stand alone document – Basic COP Template
Differentiation Level
  • This COP qualifies for the Global Compact Active level
Self-assessment
  • Includes a CEO statement of continued support for the UN Global Compact and its ten principles
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Human Rights
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Labour
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Environment
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Anti-Corruption
  • Includes a measurement of outcomes
 
  • Statement of continued support by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Statement of the company's chief executive (CEO or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing the company's ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles.

  • To our stakeholders:

    I am pleased to confirm that Sunsweet Public Company Limited reaffirms its support of Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption.
    In this annual Communication on Progress, we describe our actions to continually improve the integration of the Global Compact and its principles into our business strategy, culture and daily operations. We also commit to sharing this information with stakeholders using our primary channels of communication.

    Sincerely yours,

    MR.ONGART KITTIKHUNCHAI
    CEO

Human Rights
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of human rights for the company (i.e. human rights risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on Human Rights.

  • Sunsweet Public Company Limited is committed to social responsibility. and abide by the principles of corporate governance and ethics In the protection of human rights by following the law and international principles It also works well in accordance with the universal declaration of human rights and the declaration on fundamental principles and rights of the international labor organization.
    To ensure that Sunsweet's business operations are free from human rights violations. The committee therefore established human rights policies and practices to prevent human rights abuses in all business activities. In addition, management representatives have been assigned as auditors to ensure proper implementation of the human rights policy in all activities under the operation of the company and / or business associates. The scope of the policy is as follows:
    1. Discrimination and harassment
    Sunsweet does not tolerate discrimination and harassment against directors and employees. Regardless of age, race, religion, gender, language, political views union membership or any style relevant to employees must be on the purpose and criteria. Consistent with the protection of human rights.
    2. Forced and child labor
    Sunsweet does not tolerate forced and child labor. Including prison labor and debt bondage within the Sunsweet workplace or encouraging the use of forced labor in related business associates. The employee has the right to resign as an employee. with a reasonable advance notice and allowed to have freedom of movement in the workplace and can leave the office after working hours.

    3. Freedom of Association
    Sunsweet respects employees' right to join or not join trade unions. or other organizations on purpose, including the right to jointly negotiate for the benefit of the employees appropriately.
    4. Working hours
    Sunsweet respects our employees' needs to maintain a balance between work and personal life. Regular working hours and overtime work Including holidays Will comply with the wage and employee benefits laws and regulations.
    5. Occupational health and safety at work
    Sunsweet pays high standards of occupational health and safety. It is dedicated to preventing accidents, injuries and work-related illnesses. And strive to strictly comply with the occupational health and safety laws and regulations and strive to higher standards.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement Human Rights policies, address Human Rights risks and respond to Human Rights violations.

  • No answer provided.
  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • No answer provided.
Labour
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of labour rights for the company (i.e. labour rights-related risks and opportunities). Description of written policies, public commitments and company goals on labour rights.

  • 1. Child labor / underage workers
    Sunsweet not use the underage labor in the manufacture or distribution of their goods or services, a minor is anyone under the minimum age established by the labor law of the country in which the partner operates.
    2. Women workers
    Employees, women and pregnant women are treated appropriately and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
    3. Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
    Sunsweet shall recognize and respect workers' rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining. As required by law.

    4. Forced labor
    Sunsweet do not commit to forcing, punishing, or exercising binding contracts andemployment is voluntary. Not ask their employees to perform work involuntarily and permission to resign when the employee wishes. Not charge or the employee's official / legal document (eg identification card passport or work permit) as a guarantee of work.
    5. Employment situation
    Sunsweet employ workers who are legally permitted to work in the area. And there is evidence that can prove.
    6. Hours of work and vacations
    Employee hours of work and vacation are in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
    7. wages and benefits
    Remuneration paid to employees is subject to the applicable wage laws. Which includes the minimum wage overtime pay and benefits as required by law Information about wages, benefits and benefits must be communicated to all employees in writing and must be made in a language that every employee understands.
    8. Non-Discrimination
    Sunsweet do not discriminate against workers from recruiting, employment, including salary, benefits, promotion, penalties, termination or retirement without discrimination based on race, religion, age, nationality, place of ethnic origin and society, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, political opinion, disability. Union membership or discrimination in other categories which the law protects.
    9. Sanctions
    Sunsweet not allow physical punishment coercion, physical or mental or acts of violence or verbal harassment, not reduce wages as a result of disciplinary measures.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions taken by the company to implement labour policies, address labour risks and respond to labour violations.

  • No answer provided.
  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • No answer provided.
Environment
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of environmental protection for the company (i.e. environmental risks and opportunities). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on environmental protection.

  • Sunsweet Public Company Limited is a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural processed products. Especially sweet corn products Which is the main product of the company. We recognize the social and environmental responsibility from every step of our business operations by implementing the ISO 14001: 2015 environmental management system in business operations to be acknowledged and performed by all employees as well as distributed to be visible to the public as following:
    1. Follow the law and strict environmental standards.
    2. Prevent accidents and various accidents from business operations which may have an impact on the environment as well as prepare to respond to emergencies that may arise.
    3. Focus on reducing energy consumption and internal resources of the company. Reduce the use of various factors in business operation using economically and with the highest efficiency and focus on reducing the generation of waste from the production process to a minimum in every step of the production process.
    4. Promote and develop products and steps in the production process and landscaping around the production building to have the least impact on the environment continuously and steadily.
    5. Encourage the use of natural energy or biomass energy to continuously generate the best benefits.
    6. Promote social responsibility actions surrounding communities to create good interactions and take actions that reduce environmental impacts on a regular basis.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement environmental policies, address environmental risks and respond to environmental incidents.

  • No answer provided.
  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates environmental performance.

  • No answer provided.
Anti-Corruption
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of anti-corruption for the company (i.e. anti-corruption risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on anti-corruption.

  • Sunsweet adheres to doing business without extortion, bribery and illegal activity unethical activities Sunsweet Partners must not offer or contract or authorize bribes, gifts, loans, fees, rewards or any other benefit for government agencies or government officials, customers, employees of Sunsweet or any other person In order to gain a business advantage or to create improper influence on any action or decision. We are also required to comply with applicable rules and laws.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement anti-corruption policies, address anti-corruption risks and respond to incidents.

  • employees of Sunsweet or any other person In order to gain a business advantage or to create improper influence on any action or decision. We are also required to comply with applicable rules and laws.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates anti-corruption performance.

  • Number of employees and workers by gender
    Gender Male Female Total
    Employees (Including Management) 144 140 284
    Workers 358 544 902
    *As at 31 March 2022,

    Number of employees and workers by ethnicity
    Ethnicity Buddhism Islam Total
    Employees (Including Management) 284 0 284
    Workers 901 1 902
    *As at 31 March 2022,

    Rate of occupational injuries and absenteeism
    No injuries and absenteeism case
    *As at 31 March 2022,